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From tweaking Tom Cruise to advancing deepfake detection with Intel, AI manipulation of photo, video, and audio sources is becoming more mainstream daily. Now, one company is taking this tech to Hollywood with the debut of TrueSync, a generative AI tool to change the dialogue in filmed content. Announced on Twitter... Read more...
Rolls-Royce, a company well known for its luxury vehicles, teased a nuclear reactor on its Twitter account that could power a moonbase, or space travel to Mars and beyond. The company also announced its partnership with the UK Space Agency for a study to look into nuclear power for space exploration. While the race... Read more...
Is it about time to upgrade your CPU? Well, with the launch of the Ryzen 7000X3D series coming in February this year, the recently-released standard processors in the Ryzen 7000 series have some great discounts going on. So dust off your wallet and look at what we've put together for you below. There are some solid... Read more...
Have you ever heard of CFD Gaming? Neither have we, but the company appears to be first to market with a Phison-based PCIe 5.0 SSD. The M.2 NVMe drive has appeared in shops in Japan's famous Akihabara technology district with a 2TB capacity and a claimed maximum sequential read speed of 10 GB/sec. This information... Read more...
In 2022, the National Security Agency, in conjunction with the U.K’s National Cyber Security Centre, reported a critical vulnerability in the Windows CryptoAPI to Microsoft. While this was patched in August of 2022 and published in October of 2022, it could still prove to be a problem as threat actors could still... Read more...
So you couldn't get tickets to the big game. Let's face it, not many folks do. Super Bowl tix are crazy expensive and you can still catch the game and half-time extravaganza in the comfort of your living room, with some friends, family and festivities.  Thanks to some awesome discounts on TV deals, upgrading your... Read more...
The race to get humans back to the Moon, and eventually, Mars has led to a precarious situation concerning the new frontier of space real estate. This has some concerned that it could lead to future tensions between Earth's superpowers, and possibly end in war. Some will remember the first race to the Moon between... Read more...
Last November, two weeks after the Biden administration held the second International Counter Ransomware Summit, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a joint cybersecurity advisory warning... Read more...
There is never a bad time for a bargain and a little retail therapy may be just the ticket to brighten your day. We've put together what we think are fantastic deals on some of our favorite tech products that anyone can enjoy! Everyone needs motivation now and again, and often that motivation comes in the form of... Read more...
Understandably, AMD is really keen to sell through the remaining stock of its previous-generation RNDA 2-based graphics cards. To that end, the company has put up a blog post with a bunch of price-versus-performance data that carefully outlines why its Radeon RX 6000 series cards offer the best value. That's including... Read more...
Seagate has just released its Q2 2023 financials, and it shared a selection of slides about its storage technology plans among the materials published for investors. In particular, we were interested to note that the iconic storage firm is still busy developing its hard disk drive (HDD) technologies and a new roadmap... Read more...
Corning announced that Samsung's next generation of smartphones, assumed to be the Galaxy S23 family, will be the first to use Gorilla Glass Victus 2. The glass company says the latest generation of Gorilla glass uses a new composition that delivers improved drop performance on rough surfaces such as concrete, while... Read more...
Sure, your phone plays music, but does it play music well? Those with audiophile leanings might want to take note of Sony's latest portable music players, the Walkman NW-ZX707 (above) and NW-A306. The product naming is pretty nebulous, and the feature sets are maybe a bit esoteric. They have FTCAP3 high-polymer... Read more...
Intel is coming off a brutal quarter in which it posted one of its biggest losses ever for a three-month period, but it wasn't all a big slice of ham and pineapple pizza (or put another way, it wasn't all a big slice of awful). During its earnings presentation, Intel confirmed that its next-generation Meteor Lake CPU... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured footage of a ringed asteroid more than 2 billion miles away using a new technique, known as occultation. Chariklo is 160 miles (250 kilometers) in diameter and its rings orbit at a distance of around 250 miles (400 kilometers) from the center of the icy rock's... Read more...
It was right around two years ago when Pat Gelsinger took the reins as Chief Executive Officer of Intel, replacing Bob Swan and returning to a company he first joined at just 18 years old before moving on 30 years later. During the past two years, he's made big and bold promises as he attempts to right the ship. There... Read more...
Yesterday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) published a joint cybersecurity advisory warning network defenders about phishing attacks that leverage remote monitoring and management... Read more...
HPC and hyperscale guys are excited for Intel's Xeon Max processors with onboard HBM, but Sapphire Rapids comprises an entire line of processors spanning the whole range of Xeons. One of those chips has just shown up in the Geekbench database, spotted by the watchful eye of the Benchleaks bot. The processor in... Read more...
Square-Enix's Forspoken is out now, meaning that you can actually test DirectStorage in a real game. Forspoken even includes a built-in benchmark that not only shows framerates but also tracks load times. As you'd expect, faster SSDs mean faster load times, but they have another curious effect too: lower frame... Read more...
The Nintendo 64’s iconic James Bond FPS adventure, GoldenEye 007, is due to be released on modern platforms tomorrow with support for modern standards such as widescreen 16:9 and 4K Ultra HD depending on platform. From Friday, January 27, the remastered title will become available worldwide on Nintendo Switch plus... Read more...
In our latest episode of 2.5 Geeks, we cover Intel and AMD's beefiest, baddest processors that were announced this month for desktop PCs and the data center, including Sapphire Rapids, AMD EYPC Genoa, and the Core i9-13900KS. We also discuss the best we saw at CES 2023... Show Notes: 00:00 Countdown Begins 05:00... Read more...
Owners of Google's Pixel 6 and 7 smartphones are saying that there is a major problem with the January Play system update. According to some Pixel owners on Reddit, the latest update is not actually doing anything. Google has had something of a rough patch with its Pixel flagship smartphones as of late. The Pixel 6... Read more...
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